South America Nominees 2009

South America nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the South America nominees of the 16th annual World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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South America's Leading Airline 2009TAM Airlines
Aerolineas Argentinas
Avianca
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
Lan Airlines
South America's Leading Airport 2009Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru
Brasilia International Airport
Buenos Aires International Airport, Argentina
Santiago International Airport, Chile

Car

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South America's Leading Car Rental Company 2009Europcar
Argus Car Rentals
Avis
Budget
Dollar
Hertz
Holiday Autos
Localiza

Cruise

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South America's Leading Cruise Line 2009Costa Cruises
Carnival Cruise Line
Celebrity Cruises
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
South America's Leading Cruise Port 2009Pier Mauá International Cruise Terminal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Callao (Lima)
Port of Valparaíso, Chile

Destination

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South America's Leading Beach 2009Ipanema Beach, Brazil
Bartolome, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fernando de Noronha Beach
Mar del Plata, Argentina
Playa el Agua, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela
San Andreas Island, Colombia
Vina del Mar, Acapulco Beach, Chile
South America's Leading Destination 2009Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bahia, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Easter Island, Chile
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru
Margarita Island, Venezuela
Punta del Este, Uruguay
Santiago, Chile
Sao Paulo, Brazil
South America's Leading Green Destination 2009Amazonas Tur
Abrolhos, Bahia, Brazil
Caracas, Venezuela
Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Brazil
Georgetown, Guyana
Machu Picchu, Peru
Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil
Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Patagonia , Argentina
South America's Leading Tourist Board 2009PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board
Argentina Government Tourist Office
Ecuador Ministry of Tourism
EMBRATUR - Brazilian Tourist Board
Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau
SERNATUR - National Tourist Board of Chile

Hotels & Resorts

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South America's Leading Airport Hotel 2009Ramada Costa Del Sol Lima Airport, Peru
Crowne Plaza Curitiba, Brazil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil Hotel, Ecuador
Holiday Inn Santiago Airport, Chile
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
Marriott Sao Paulo Airport , Brazil
Panamby Hotel Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sheraton Ambassador Hotel, Mexico
Tryp Paulista, Brazil
Venezuela Marriott Hotel Playa Grande, Venezuela
South America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2009Ponta Dos Ganchos Resort, Brazil
Avantgarde Superior Hotel
Design Suites Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Esplendor Hotel Boutique, Calafate, Argentina
Hotel Charleston Bogota, Colombia
Hotel Emiliano, Brazil
Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hotel Fasano Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hotel Salto Chico, Chile
Hotel Unique, Brazil
Hotel-Art Las Cumbres, Uruguay
La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, Ecuador
Las Balsas, Argentina
South America's Leading Business Hotel 2009InterContinental Rio, Brazil
Bogota Royal, El Hotel del World Trade Center, Colombia
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Copacabana Palace
Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Miraflores Park Hotel
Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel, Colombia
Sheraton Asuncion Hotel, Paraguay
Sheraton Cordoba Hotel, Argentina
The Ritz-Carlton Santiago, Chile
South America's Leading Casino Resort 2009Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay
Crowne Plaza Maruma Hotel & Casino, Venezuela
Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon, Chile
Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino, Argentina
Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Casino, Venezuela
Mantra Punta del Este Resort, Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Park Hyatt Mendoza, Argentina
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Conference Hotel 2009Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil
Caesar Park Hotel, Brazil
Grand Hyatt Santiago
Hilton Buenos Aires, Argentina
Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre
Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile
South America's Leading Family Resort 2009Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Beach Park Suites Resorts
Costao Do Santinho Resort, Brazil
Hilton Margarita & Suites, Venezuela
Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Spa, Venezuela
Nannai Beach Resort, Brazil
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
Summerville Beach Resort
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte, Brazil
South America's Leading Golf Resort 2009Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Bourbon Iguassu Golf Club & Resort, Brazil
Hesperia Isla Margarita, Venezuela
Hotel Do Frade & Golf Resort
Hotel Transamérica Ilha de Comandatuba, Brazil
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Terravista Golf Resort, Brazil
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Green Hotel 2009Kiaroa Eco-Luxury Resort, Brazil
Ariau Amazon Towers
Chalalan Ecolodge, Bolivia
Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Ecuador
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Posada Amazonas Lodge, Peru
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte, Brazil
South America's Leading Hotel 2009Copacabana Palace, Brazil
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Faena Hotel & Universe, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
InterContinental Tacarigua Valencia, Venezuela
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Park Tower Buenos Aires
Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel, Colombia
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Hotel Brand 2009Marriott Hotels
Accor Hotels
Fiestamericana Hotels & Resorts
Four Seasons
Global Hyatt Corporation
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Radisson
South America's Leading Resort 2009Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador
Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay
Costa do Sauipe Marriott Resort & Spa, Brazil
Costao Do Santinho Resort
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino, Argentina
InterContinental Tacarigua Valencia, Venezuela
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort
Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Royal Palm Hotel, Ecuador
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile
South America's Leading Ski Hotel 2009Gran Hotel Termas de Chillán, Chile
Hotel Piscis, Las Lenas Resort, Argentina
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile

Meetings & Conventions

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South America's Leading Conference Centre 2009RIOCENTRO Exhibition & Conference Center, Brazil
Fiesta Bahia Hotel & Convention Centre, Brazil
Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino
La Rural Centro de Exposiciones, Argentina
Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre, Bolivia
Pestana Natal Beach Resort
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, Argentina
Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Center, Peru
Sheraton Pilar Hotel & Convention Center

Spa

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South America's Leading Spa Resort 2009Kurotel Longevity Center and Spa
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador
Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil
Costao Do Santinho Resort
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
La Samanna de Margarita Hotel & Thalasso, Venezuela
Las Balsas, Argentina
Mantra Punta del Este Resort, Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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South America's Leading Business Travel Agency 2009Viajes Calitour
Rotamund
Sintectur
Superdestino
Turismo Pecom
South America's Leading Tour Operator 2009Kuoni Travel
Amazing Tours Agency
Katur Tourism
Latin Trails
Luxury Latin America
Queensberry
TERRA Group
Tucan Travel
Yampu
South America's Leading Travel Agency 2009Discover Brazil
Amichi
Costamar
Domiruth Travel Services
Exito
L'Alianxa
Ossa y Asociados
Panturismo
Sintec Tur
Swan Turismo
Travel Security
Turismo Pecom
South America's Leading Travel Management Company 2009ILS3 - Intelligent Leisure Solutions and Discover Travel Group
AVIATUR Group
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CVC
FCm Travel Solutions
Rotamund
TravelOne International

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